Mardi Gras

Rex, King of Carnival
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 24, 2020 - 9:17 am
Rex, the King of Carnival arrives today to issue his annual proclamation at Spanish Plaza in New Orleans
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Mardi Gras beads
WWL Newsroom
February 24, 2020 - 7:37 am
The Humane Society of Louisiana is coordinating its fourth annual Mardi Gras Parade Horse Adoption Program. In the past extra horses needed to be used in parades were sent to auction, where they could be in danger of heading to slaughter.
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Kenny Kuhn
February 24, 2020 - 6:36 am
Some rain this Lundi Gras but dry on Mardi Gras Day. A cold heads this way bringing scattered showers.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 23, 2020 - 9:06 pm
New Orleans EMS says two people fell from a balcony on St. Charles Avenue durng the Uptown Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.
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WWL AP Feed General
February 23, 2020 - 8:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous weekend street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said. The man was fatally injured Saturday evening as the...
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